tion of machinery & equipment and inventory. In 2000 he joined the team at DoveBid
Valuation Services which eventually went
on to form The Branford Group.
Capital Business Credit, LLC (CBC):
Jerome Gregory has joined the company
as vice president. In this role, Gregory is
responsible for originating asset-based
lending, factoring and trade finance
transactions throughout the United
States with a geographic focus on New
York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. He is based at the company’s
New York City headquarters.
Gregory has more than 20 years of business development experience. Prior to joining CBC, he served as vice president of business development for Summit Financial
Resources, LLC and business development
manager for Riviera Finance, LLC. Gregory
is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Commercial Finance
Association and is a board member of the
Risk Management Association.
mark’s Troy/Midwest region office. Myers
has worked with the company for over
nine years, and has held numerous roles
in the credit and operations departments
including those of account executive and
assistant operations manager.
Amy Efland has joined as vice president, business development. She reports
through the Troy, MI Midwest region
office and will be located in Palo Alto, CA.
Efland will expand Crestmark’s financing
capabilities into Northern California and
the Northwest area of the United States.
Efland has been involved in commercial
finance for over six years, most recently as
business development manager for Summit Financial Resources.
ment of Franklin’s future growth objectives with an emphasis in the southeastern region. Giordano will be located in
Atlanta, GA and brings 24 years of experience in sales and marketing, with over 15
years of that time spent in the consumer
and commercial credit industries and
factoring. Most recently Giordano was
with Facteon, Inc. and FTRANS Corp., both
located in Atlanta.
Franklin Capital Network: John Giordano
has joined the company as a business
development officer to spearhead achieve-
Greenfield Commercial Credit, LLC:
Rene Parra was appointed regional sales
manager for its Houston & Southwest
regional office. Parra brings 10 years of
experience providing financing solutions
to small- and medium-sized businesses
in the Texas market. Parra most recently
was vice president at First Capital’s Houston office. He will cover the entire state
of Texas for Greenfield.
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Capstone Advisory Group, LLC: Brian
Morris has joined the firm as a managing
director. Morris is skilled in valuation services, mergers and acquisitions, strategic
planning, litigation support and other
financial consulting matters. He has joined
the Chicago office.
Prior to joining Capstone, Morris
spent more than 10 years with KPMG. As
a managing director in the Economic and
Valuation Services Group, he managed and
executed over $100 billion of valuation service engagements across many industries.
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Crestmark: Kevin M. Dowd has joined as
vice president, debtor credit manager to
the Crestmark corporate office. Dowd will
report to the chief credit officer. He has
over 30 years of credit and collection industry experience, most recently with Stock
Building Supply since 2006.
Sherri Myers has been promoted to vice
president, account executive for Crest-
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